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Silfra Diving Tour

The Silfra fissure is very unique and one of the most popular diving sites in Iceland. Silfra is a fascinating site of wonder. There you can dive in naturally lava filtered 2° C water, with up to 100 meters of visibility. You will dive in-depth of a maximum of 18 meters.

Silfra is located in Þingvellir, a location rich in history and geology, a divide between the Eurasian and the North American tectonic plates. You will go on one dive and you will be accompanied by experienced diving guides around Silfra fissure on your exploration of this magnificent site. The clarity of the water and the rock formations are truly a marvel of nature. You will explore four parts of Silfra which include the Big Crack, The Silfra Hall, Silfra Cathedral and Silfra Lagoon, each with its marvelous architecture and splendor.

Keep in mind that the water is very cold 2-4°C. Pick up is available from your accommodation in Reykjavík. You can also meet up with the guides directly at Þingvellir. Please read the requirements for the tour described below very carefully.

If you have friends or family who are not certified divers but would also like to experience Silfra, they would be very welcome to join the Snorkeling Silfra Day Tour.

All divers on this Silfra Diving Tour must have dry suit diving certification OR 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the Silfra tour date, which must be confirmed with written proof from a diving instructor.

Please note that each participant must sign our liability release form at the start of the tour. Our liability release form can be viewed here.

All participants age 60 or older and all participants under a doctor’s care for any ongoing medical condition must have a medical form signed by their physician. The medical form can be viewed and downloaded here.

Please bring your SCUBA dive certification card (PADI Open Diver Water or equivalent) and proof of dry suit dive certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of tour date

Please also bring long underwear, thick socks and a small towel. It is not possible to wear glasses – please bring contact lenses if needed.

This Silfra diving tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.

Meeting point: Meet on location in Þingvellir Park or transfer from Reykjavik. Pick up in Reykjavik from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops

Duration: Approximately 3 hours with meet on location and approximately 5 hours with transfer from and back to Reykjavik.

Tour Code

Tour Code

DS-02

Season

Season

All Year

Duration

Duration

3-5 Hours

Location

Location

Golden Circle

Difficulty

Difficulty

Hard

Age Limit

Age Limit

17 Years Old

Included:

  • Dive Instructor
  • 1 guided dive
  • All necessary diving equipment
  • Hot chocolate and cookies in the dive break
  • Entrance fee into Silfra

Not included:

  • PADI Tectonic Plate Awareness Distinctive Specialty Course
  • Any other thing that is not stated in the included list

What to bring?

  • Your SCUBA dive certification card (PADI Open Diver Water or equivalent)
  • Proof of dry suit dive certification or 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of tour date
  • Long underwear
  • Thick socks
  • Suitable clothes for the weather of the day

Meeting Point:

You can either meet your guide directly in Þingvellir Park on location or you can also book this tour with a transfer from Reykjavik included.

Please select the relevant booking form below. Pick up from Reykjavik either from pick up from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops

Requirements:

This Silfra diving tour is an adventurous experience and participants must:

    • be a certified diver at the level of PADI Open Water or equivalent
    • have dry suit diving certification and a logged dry suit dive within two years of the tour date
      OR
      have at least 10 logged dry suit dives within two years of the tour date and be able to provide written proof from a diving instructor of these dry suit dives. The form for the instructor to sign can be downloaded here.
    • be at minimum 150cm / maximum 200cm
    • be at minimum 45kg / maximum 120kg
    • be at least 17 years of age (signature of legal guardian required for under 18 year old participants)
    • be physically fit
    • be able to communicate in English
    • be ready to wear a sometimes tight & constricting dry suit
    • not be pregnant

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